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SCHOOL ASSISTANCE IN FEDERALLY AFFECTED AREAS
(IMPACT AID): CONSTRUCTION
(CFDA NO: 84.040)

I. PROGRAM PROFILE

Legislation: School Assistance in Federally Affected Areas Act, P.L. 81-815
(20 U.S.C. 631), as amended by P.L. 95-561, 97-35, and 98-8, and 98-511
(Expires October 1, 1988).

Funding Since 1980:

Fiscal year    Authorization      Appropriation

1980             i ndef1nite         $33,000,000

1981             indefinite                               50,000,000

1982            $20,000,000                               19,200,000

1983             20,000,000                               80,000,000 \J

1984             20,000,000                               20,000,000

Purpose: To construct and repair or provide grants to local educational
agencies (LEAs) for the construction and repair of urgently needed minimum
school facilities when enrollment and the availability of revenues from
local sources have been adversely affected by Federal activities.

Eligibility:

o Districts that are in areas experiencing an increase in Federal activity.
Eligibility is determined by the increase in the number of children
residing on Federal property and/or the numbers of children who reside
with a parent employed on Federal property (Section 5);

o Districts that are unable to finance the non-Federal portion of the
project or where the grant project has been adversely affected by a
natural disaster. (Section 8);

o   Districts that are experiencing a temporary  Federal   impact  (Section 9);

o Districts that are in States where no tax revenues of the State or any
political subdivision may be expended for the free public education of
children who reside on Federal property, or States where districts are
not able to provide a free public education for these children. The
Secretary is then authorized to make arrangements for the construction of
minimum school facilities necessary for the education of these children
(Section 10);

o Districts that consist mainly of Indian lands or that provide a free
public education to a substantial number of children who reside on Indian
lands (Section 14(a) and (b));

o   Districts that consist mainly of Federal  lands and that have a
substantial number of inadequately housed pupils (Section 14(c));

o Districts whose buildings have been destroyed or seriously damaged by a
natural disaster (Section 16).rticipating in Follow Through also function as Resource Centers anc!